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Sunset and sawdust : a novel

Author: Joe R Lansdale
Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2005, ©2004.
Series: Vintage crime/Black Lizard.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the middle of a cyclone, beautiful, red-haired Sunset Jones shoots her husband Pete dead when he tries to beat and rape her. To the town's general consternation, Sunset's mother-in-law arranges for her to take over from Pete as town constable. As if that weren't hard enough to swallow in depression era east Texas, Sunset actually takes the job seriously, and her investigation into a brutal double murder pulls her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)57571463
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joe R Lansdale
ISBN: 9780307428028 0307428028 1299018149 9781299018143
OCLC Number: 712804194
Description: 1 online resource (280 pages).
Series Title: Vintage crime/Black Lizard.
Responsibility: Joe R. Lansdale.

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In the middle of a cyclone, beautiful, red-haired Sunset Jones shoots her husband Pete dead when he tries to beat and rape her. To the town's general consternation, Sunset's mother-in-law arranges for her to take over from Pete as town constable. As if that weren't hard enough to swallow in depression era east Texas, Sunset actually takes the job seriously, and her investigation into a brutal double murder pulls her into a maelstrom of greed, corruption, and unspeakable malice.

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